To make your website the best it can possibly be, you can gain valuable insight from a few tools out there on the web. They can provide information that will lead to the best possible experience for your visitors and help you get an idea of how popular your web site actually is.
+ To improve the end user experience, put your site through the Web Page Analyzer.
This will give you feedback regarding how your visitors experience your site by the numbers: page size, number of images, and download time for different connection speeds. You can use this to get feedback and suggestions for adjusting your site so it’s faster for your users.
+ To allow more people to find your site, you want to optimize it for search engines. Use the Website Grader to find out how you’re doing.
This will get you higher ranking in search results and give users more relevant results. Showing you what search engine crawlers and spiders are seeing with meta tags, indexed pages, and inbound links.
+ To quickly check out how popular your site is you can use Popuri.us.
Popuri.us gives you numbers on your Google PageRank, your rank in Alexa, Yahoo! backlinks, and a handful more.
+ After you’ve made changes to your site to make it more visitor-friendly and optimized it in search engines, visit Alexa to track how your traffic has changed over time.